Ulterior Sentence Examples
Whatever Austrias ulterior views may have been, Bismarck certainly from the first had but one aim before him.
C. Fuller, who succeeded Sir Donald Stewart as chief commissioner early in 1905, was able to report in the following year that among the Ashanti suspicion of the "white man's" ulterior motives was speedily losing ground.
Roman Spain.The Romans divided Spain into two spheres of administration (provinciae), Hither or Citerior, that is the northern districts which were nearer to Italy, and Repubnesn Further or Ulterior, the south.
Today we are less happy with such ulterior purposes.
Thus, in the full anticipation of added renown, and without any misgiving as to ulterior consequences, Galileo set himself, on his return to Florence, to complete his famous but ill-starred work, the Dialogo dei due massimi sistemi del mondo.
I can sense that you have an ulterior motive of some sort, she explained.
No ulterior object has ever been present to me in this pursuit.
This film was based on an alien invasion in which the aliens presented themselves as friendly, but of course had ulterior motives.
Could Tony have had an ulterior motive - to allow the Tories time to gather strength to take on Gordon?
The United States seeks an ulterior aim in delaying the project deliberately.Advertisement
Where great art is waiting to be born it can usually make use of whatever ulterior agenda comes to hand.
These were known as " ulterior measures " and included threats of physical force.
Do you wonder if every person who thinks your baby is cute has a sinister ulterior motive?
There are various ways that these tapes get out, including theft, accident, partners with ulterior motives, and even the celebs themselves leaking the tapes to try and alter their image.
Traditional communities often view a homeschooling family as being weird or having ulterior motives as to why they choose to teach their children at home.Advertisement
More important in its ulterior consequences to Hungary was the law of 1351 which, while confirming the Golden Bull in general, abrogated the clause (iv.) by which the nobles had the right to alienate their lands.
They knew that his blandishments were dictated by ulterior designs, and that the absorption of England in the Habsburg empire was his ultimate aim.
Darkyn was always right; the sense he gave her to gauge when someone around her had an ulterior motive was tingling.
To counterbalance the new power Athens very rashly plunged into Peloponnesian politics with the ulterior object of inducing the states which had formerly recognized the hegemony of Sparta to transfer their allegiance to the Delian League.
The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety.Advertisement
You see, thanks to some lousy advice from six shady sages with ulterior motives, the Emperor had his kingdom's heroes crucified to a great tree.
Many large-scale operations are entered into, not because prices are relatively high or low, but to make them high or low for ulterior purposes; i.e.
But he has not failed to observe that practical reasonings are not commonly of this kind, but are rather concerned with actions as means to ulterior ends; indeed, he lays stress on this as a characteristic of the " political " life, when he wishes to prove its inferiority to the life of pure speculation.
The barons suspected the crusaders of ulterior motives, and of designing to get new principalities for themselves.
Sadlier to congratulate the pasha on the success of the Egyptian arms, and no doubt with the ulterior object of obtaining a first-hand report on the real situation.Advertisement
The form into which he threw his investigation seems to have deterred many able physicists from the inquiry into the ulterior cause of capillary phenomena, and induced them to rest content with deriving them from the fact of surface-tension.
But he would not commit himself too far, and his ulterior plans were frustrated by the rivalry of Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, who even went so far as to stimulate the Teutonic Order to rise against Casimir.
The revolt was suppressed with great difficulty, and it came out that it was due to the secret instigation of Afshin, who hoped thereby to cause the fall of the Tahirids, and to take their place, with the ulterior object of founding an independent kingdom in the East.
Having applied the secondary principle of surface-tension to the various particular cases of capillary action, Young proceeded to deduce this surface-tension from ulterior principles.